You can view a list of the gateways in your Dedicated Cloud or Virtual Private Cloud service. You can configure details to make workloads available on the Internet.

For each gateway, you can view the virtual data center, gateway IP address, compact or full configuration, VMware vSphere High Availability settings, the number of networks connected to it, and the number of used and free public IP addresses.

Verify that you have network administrator privileges.

Verify that you are familiar with gateway configuration. See Managing Edge Gateways in the vCloud Director Administrator's Guide.


Click the Gateways tab.

All gateways are listed. The virtual data center to which each gateway belongs is displayed next to the gateway name.


Click a gateway to access its details.


In the upper right of the pane, view the gateway IP, configuration, VMware High Availability settings, and the activity status.


View and configure gateway details.



NAT Rules tab

View SNAT or DNAT details. Disable, enable or delete rules. Click Add One to add an SNAT or DNAT rule. For SNAT, configure source and enabled status. For DNAT, configure external IP, protocol and range details, and enabled status.

Firewall Rules tab

View or add firewall rules to allow or deny types of incoming traffic.

Networks tab

View details about the gateway's network, such as name, type, default IP address, number of connected virtual machines, public IP addresses, and IP range.

Public IPs tab

View whether IP addresses are free or allocated.


Use links for advanced management of gateways.



Edit Name & Description

Modify the name and description of the gateway.

Delete Gateway

Deletes the gateway from vCloud Air and removes all configured networking services for the gateway, such as NAT rules, firewall rules, load balancing, and the networks added for that gateway.

Manage Gateway in vCloud Director

Click Manage Advanced Gateway Settings to go to vCloud Director to manage settings such as changing from compact configuration, disabling High Availability, or configuring rate limits.